Aphex Twin

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Aphex Twin

Richard David James (born 18 August 1971), best known by the stage name Aphex Twin, is a British musician. He is best known for his idiosyncratic work in electronic styles such as techno and ambient music in the 1990s, and has also been associated with the electronic subgenre known as intelligent dance music. In 2001, Guardian journalist Paul Lester called James "the most inventive and influential figure in contemporary electronic music".Raised in Cornwall, James began performing as a rave DJ at local clubs and free parties in the late 1980s. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Aphex Twin has received more than 2,992,198 page views. His biography is available in 40 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 1,053rd most popular musician.

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  • 3.0M

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  • 46.09

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 40

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.17

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.10

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among musicians, Aphex Twin ranks 1,056 out of 2,258Before him are Al Kooper, Christian Zacharias, Hubert Sumlin, Duane Eddy, Matt Bellamy, and Randy Jackson. After him are Skip James, Neil Murray, Wynton Kelly, Myles Kennedy, Brian Setzer, and Peter Machajdík.

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Among people born in 1971, Aphex Twin ranks 110Before him are Henry Thomas, Stella McCartney, Jessalyn Gilsig, Sarah Kane, Sergi Bruguera, and Shawn Wayans. After him are Carlos Gamarra, Patricia Velásquez, Mary J. Blige, Peter Sarsgaard, Michael C. Hall, and Ricardo Antonio Chavira.

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In Ireland

Among people born in Ireland, Aphex Twin ranks 165 out of 366Before him are Ronnie Drew (1934), Sean Kelly (1956), Joshua Pim (1869), Garret FitzGerald (1926), J. B. Bury (1861), and Richard Todd (1919). After him are Joe Kelly (null), Seán Brady (1939), William Brouncker, 2nd Viscount Brouncker (1620), Liam O'Flaherty (1896), Fiona Shaw (1958), and Kathleen Lonsdale (1903).

Among MUSICIANS In Ireland

Among musicians born in Ireland, Aphex Twin ranks 7Before him are Bono (1960), Rory Gallagher (1948), Dolores O'Riordan (1971), Gilbert O'Sullivan (1946), Sally Oldfield (1947), and Ronnie Drew (1934). After him are Larry Mullen Jr. (1961), Moya Brennan (1952), Louis Walsh (1952), Sharon Corr (1970), Jim Corr (1964), and Caroline Corr (1973).

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